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Mercantilism was an economic theory and practice dominant in europe from the sixteenth to the eighteenth century that promoted governmental reg - ulation of a nation’s economy for the purpose of augmenting state power at the. Example: the idea of mercantilism helped drive laws in the colonies that would establish england as their only trading partner, to allow england to sell the goods and stabilize their economy.
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